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Police searching for car thief who may have gun

QUEENSBURY — Police were searching wooded areas around Route 9 for a car thief on Tuesday after a stolen vehicle was found in the parking lot of the Walmart store, minus a handgun that was inside.The vehicle was taken from a street in Lake George early Tuesday, and located by police in the store lot

POST-STAR - 2018-10-23 17:13:00

New Mexican eatery coming to well-known spot in South Glens Falls

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — A Mexican restaurant named Mi Rancho will fill the former Cirelli’s Osteria restaurant location at 23 Main St.The owner, Jose Magdalena, is coming from South Carolina and plans on opening in November.“It’s a beautiful place,” he said. “There are no authentic Mexican restaurants a

POST-STAR - 2018-10-23 18:00:00

Hudson Falls man sentenced to prison for drug charge

Aaron J. Arquette, 26, pleaded guilty earlier this year to felony criminal sale of a controlled substance in connection with a March 28 sale of an unspecified narcotic, court records show.

POST-STAR - 2018-10-23 10:30:00

Two arrested for alleged crack cocaine sales, possession

QUEENSBURY — Two people were arrested Friday in connection with the sale and possession of crack cocaine in Queensbury, according to the Warren County Sheriff's Office.Georgio A. White, 30, of Albany, was charged with felony counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance and criminal possession o

POST-STAR - 2018-10-22 19:37:00

Police: Cambridge teen stole, crashed car in Vermont

A Cambridge teen faces charges in Vermont and will likely face them in Washington County as well after he allegedly stole a car from a Cambridge home on Sunday and crashed it in Vermont after a high-speed chase with police, authorities said.The 16-year-old took the Honda couple from a driveway in C

POST-STAR - 2018-10-23 11:45:00

Two charged after fight, scissor threat at SUNY Adk

QUEENSBURY — Two people were arrested early Saturday after a fight in the dorm at SUNY Adirondack that involved a man threatening another with a pair of scissors, police said.Both teens were charged with misdemeanor assault, and suffered minor injuries after troopers were called to 28 College Drive

POST-STAR - 2018-10-22 19:15:00

Queensbury property owners sue over 'tiny house' scrutiny

QUEENSBURY — Is it a tiny house, or a 'custom travel trailer?'The town of Queensbury believes the small structure that has been sitting on property off Brayton Road, on the east shore of Lake George, is a "tiny house" that was put on the property without the proper town permits. That led to the town

POST-STAR - 2018-10-23 20:30:00

North Creek man pleads guilty in amusement park drug case

Devin A. Pagliano, 22, pleaded guilty to felony conspiracy in connection with the seizure of 6 grams of cocaine at the Queensbury park on July 18.

POST-STAR - 2018-10-23 09:45:00

63 Queensbury residents choose to pay partial school taxes

QUEENSBURY — A surprising number of people have made partial school tax payments this year under the new rules allowed by the Queensbury and Lake George school districts.Last year, about 10 people asked for a partial payment program, Queensbury Town Clerk Caroline Barber said.But after the school ta

POST-STAR - 2018-10-22 20:11:00

Suspects found in months-long string of burglaries

Craig and Alicia Wilkins, both 34 years old, are charged with grand larceny and possession of stolen property among other charges.

WCAX - 2018-10-22 08:57:00

Police: Ballston Spa man burglarized home

GLENS FALLS — A Ballston Spa man was jailed Friday for allegedly burglarizing a woman's home and violating an order of protection, police said.William S. Dudley, 32, was charged with second-degree burglary, a felony, and misdemeanor criminal contempt in connection with the victim's discovery that so

POST-STAR - 2018-10-22 16:03:00

30 hospitalized after floor collapses during party

CLEMSON, SC (WSPA) - 30 people were taken to the hospital Sunday morning after a floor collapsed during a party at an apartment complex near Clemson University in South Carolina. It happened around 12:30 am at The Woodlands Apartments on Old Greenville Highway. According to Clemson City Police Depar


Police Release Autopsy Results from Fatal Limo Crash

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WETM - 2018-10-22 11:30:15

Hudson Falls man jailed for injuring police officer

MOREAU -- A Hudson Falls man faces numerous charges after he allegedly injured a police officer when fighting with officers during a drug arrest Friday night, police records show.Vincent S. Record, 30, faces felony charges of assault and criminal possession of a controlled substance and numerous mis

POST-STAR - 2018-10-22 10:30:00

Murderer accused of throwing bodily fluids at guard

Lee Woods, 40, was charged with aggravated harassment of an employee, a felony, for an incident last month at the maximum-security prison in Fort Ann. State Police and the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision investigated.


Photos: Harvest Festival in Glens Falls

Patrick Greene, center, plays Winifred Sanders from a preview live cast version of the movie, "Hocus Pocus" Sunday, during the inaugural Harvest Fest in Glens Falls City Park. The movie will play with live shadow cast interacting with the audience at 7 p.m. Oct. 26 and 27 at 122 Main St., Hudson Fal


Family forced from their home following demolition

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Years after a fire burned down the building next door, the city of Albany is deeming a family's home unsafe. And the family had to get out in a matter of hours. The city of Albany was demolishing a house damaged by a fire 18 years ago, when crews noticed a wall it shared with


Glens Falls officials: City Hall, DPW buildings need work

Glens Falls City Hall is seen. The building needs some work, including a new roof and energy upgrades, officials say.


Bar shut down after inspection finds 135 underage drinkers

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The State Liquor Authority has shut down a bar popular with Albany college students after finding the tavern was more than twice over its capacity and most of its 150 patrons were underage.The agency says investigators and Albany police officers conducting a compliance inspection


Man found dead after falling into Mohawk River

ROTTERDAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Authorities located the body of a man in the Mohawk River in Schenectady County. He's been identified as 55 year old Kevin Straut from Glenville. Rotterdam police said they received a call from Glenville Police Department to assist in the search of a missing man. Straut's